Nathan Brosotoff.  Greek Philosopher from 384 BC to 322 BC  Student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great  His interests include: ◦ Physics ◦

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Contributors to the Scientific RevolutionNathan BrosotoffGreek Philosopher from 384 BC to 322 BCStudent of Plato and teacher of Alexander the GreatHis interests include:PhysicsMetraphysicsPoetryTheaterMusicLogicRhetoricLinguisticsPoliticsGovernmentEthicsBiologyzoologyAristotleAristotles views on the physical sciences shaped centuries of knowledge, extending into the renaissance.His works show the earliest known formal study of logic, which transformed into present-day, formal logic.Aristotle Cont.

Established his own school known as the Lyceum in 335 BCGave lessons to Alexander the great, Ptolemy, and Cassander; all future kingsIt is suggested that Aristotle was the last person to know everything there was to be known in his own timeOnly a fraction of his written works still survive.Aristotle Cont. IIPolish mathematician and astromomerFormulated a heliocentric (sun centered) model for the universe.His works contributed significantly to the scientific revolution

Nicolaus Copernicus

Had a doctorate in canon lawWithout degrees he was also a:PhysicianPolyglot Classics scholarTranslatorGovernorDiplomatEconomist Set down quantity theory of money, which is used in present day economics

Copernicus Cont.Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopherKnown as the father of: modern physics, modern observational astronomy, science, modern sciencePlayed a major role in the scientific revolutionGallileo Galilei

Some of his achievements include:Improvements to the telescopeAstronomical observations and support for CopernicanismWas a large champion for heliocentrism, and was investigated by the Roman InquisitionLater found guilty of heresy when supporting his views in Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems which appeared to attack Pope Urban VIIIForced to recant and spent the rest of his life under house arrest.Gallileo Cont.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_Galileihttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d4/Justus_Sustermans_-_Portrait_of_Galileo_Galilei%2C_1636.jpg/220px-Justus_Sustermans_-_Portrait_of_Galileo_Galilei%2C_1636.jpghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolaus_Copernicus#http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f2/Nikolaus_Kopernikus.jpg/220px-Nikolaus_Kopernikus.jpghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aristotlehttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ae/Aristotle_Altemps_Inv8575.jpg/220px-Aristotle_Altemps_Inv8575.jpg

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